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Sylvester Cat discovers that his son, Junior, has a new best friend - a bird named Spike. Aghast, Sylvester decides to teach his son the facts of feline life and goes with him on a bird hunt, which, as usual, isn't Sylvester's forte. He is hit with a badminton racket after he mistakenly shoots a badminton birdie and then is blown up when he sends a model plane after Spike and is himself shot at by the out-of-control plane and forced to take refuge in an explosives store shed, with the plane slipping in behind him and firing at the TNT. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Sylvester Jr.: Oh, how can I face my friends? My father shooting at helpless old ladies.
Sylvester: Oh, look, son, she's about as helpless as a porcupine in a nudist colony. Sakes!
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"Sufferin' succotash! I've created a kindergarten Frankenstein!"
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Sylvester is not pleased to learn his son Junior has befriended a little bird named Spike. Cats and birds are natural enemies, after all. So Sylvester sets out to teach Junior "the facts of life." Some hilarious dialogue follows, particularly from Sylvester Jr. The gags are good, too, but it's the dialogue that really drives this cartoon. Nice animation with lovely bright colors. The music is cheerful and fun. The incomparable Mel Blanc was in rare form in this one, doing an excellent job with the voice work for Sylvester and son. A lot of shorts Mel would only have a few lines here and there but he always made the most of it. This is one of those shorts where he had lots of dialogue to work with and really gets to have fun.


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